Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Bull Power at ZNT



ZNT has the bull power to meet your needs this spring breeding season. Come take a look at the genetics that have been just as successful in the pasture as they have been in the showring.  You won't be disappointed.  Contact Zane at 817-233-9357 to schedule your visit.

ZNT Tucson 500C
January 2015 Polled Purebred Maine Bull
Sire:  Gucci
Dam:  ZNT Babycakes (flushmate to Moves Like Jagger)
BW:  78#         PHA and TH Free
Price: $4,000  Fertility Tested and Ready to turn out


Flushmate to ZNT Tucson


ZNT Double Eagle 510C
Late May 2015 Polled 3/4 Maine Bull
Sire:  Predator 19U
Dam:  ZNT Jenna (dam of Montego Bay and Moves Like Jagger)
BW:  73#         PHA and TH Free
Price: $5,000

Flushmate to ZNT Double Eagle
Senior Calf Champion Maine - 2016 Ft Worth Jr Heifer Show









Friday, February 12, 2016

Sept 2015 3/4 Maine Heifer For Sale

Sept 3/4 Maine heifer sired by Predator, and out of ZNT Liberty Belle 002X (Fortune & Glory x Audrey). She is a 3/4 sib to the Senior Calf Champion Maine heifer at the 2016 Ft. Worth Jr Maine Show.  Price:  $3,500.

Contact Zane Mai 817-233-9357, or Randy Petty 817-600-8347








JPJ Purebred Shorthorn Bull.

Here are a few pictures of a Jake's Proud Jazz son that one of our clients brought over to get cleaned up.  He is a out of GRST Magnolia 76S, who was bred by the Gerstner Family of Kansas, and sold by ZNT Cattle Co.  Bull was born Sept 2014 and located in North Texas.

 Contact Randy Petty at 817-600-8347 for more information.



Friday, January 29, 2016

Senior Calf Champion - 2016 Ft Worth Jr Maine Show

Senior Calf Champion - 2016 Ft. Worth
 Stock Show Jr. Maine Show

Senior Calf Champion Maine - 2016 Ft Worth Jr. Maine Show
Sired:  Predator
Dam:  ZNT Jenna 707T
Bred by ZNT, Raised by Whitby Family
Sold by ZNT and placed by Baldwin Show Cattle
Shown by Maddy Reed
Watch for more females like this from ZNT Cattle Co, and watch for more information on a May 2015 born flushmate bull calf to this great female that ZNT will be marketing this spring.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

For The Library

Just got this in the mail. Perfect addition to your children's book collection from Rachel Cutrer. My daughter loved the book, and was able to relate to much of it from her growing up around showing from a very young age. 


You can easily get the book through Amazon or directly from the Ranch House Design website.
http://ranchhousedesigns.mybigcommerce.com/sarah-the-showman-book/

Saturday, January 23, 2016

T: My Why

Why do we raise cattle?  I get asked this fairly often.

My answer started with, "because it's what my (then-new) husband loves."  I always joke that I married into this business - even though Zane lived in an apartment in the city when I met him.  But this --- this business, this passion --- it's part of him.  And I married all of him.  Even what I didn't understand...yet.

Early on, I was appalled with the way that money can corrupt this business.  I always thought of farming as something that was family-centered and wholesome.  Some of the things I've seen in this show cattle world are anything but .... and it started making me question a lot of things.

Opinion aside, I saw how the money can drive people to do things that I don't think they'd do otherwise.  Everyone wants to win.  Everyone wants to sell the high-dollar calf.  Everyone wants to be that breeder.  And it seemed at times that cheating, lying, or being deceitful might be the way people truly get there.

And then I started looking deeper.

At the real heroes of this industry.

There are countless people out there doing it right. Doing it truthfully.  Doing it with integrity.   And working their tails off to make it happen.

14 years in this and I can say I know why we do this.  We do this because it's something we enjoy.  We enjoy doing a project as a family where we can teach our now-12-year-old daughter about financial decisions, dedication, transparency, hard work, and dignity.

But more than that, we do it for the kids' faces I see in the ring when they win.  We do it for the kids' whose faces we see when they don't win, but they still get to hold their head high after we talk about what an amazing job they've done working at Chick-Fil-A to earn money to buy feed and still made time to be a great student and work with their calves.

We do it because we believe in the genetics we've raised, we believe in the program we've created .... and we believe in this industry as a whole.

Sure, there are sour apples out there, but there are many, many hard-working families out there sacrificing so much to make this happen --- not just the cattle industry, but the show cattle thing.

And I couldn't be more proud to be part of this family.

~Traci

Monday, December 7, 2015

Montego Bay Does It Again

Congratulations to Sarah Martin for exhibiting the Champion Maine in both Ring A and B and 5th Overall Steer, along with exhibiting the Champion Brangus Steer in both rings at the 2015 Riley Roundup for MS.  Both steers were sired by Montego Bay, and raised Ruddick Show Cattle of Decatur, TX.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Yearling Solid Red PB Maine Bull For Sale

Now that fall calving season is in full swing, it is time to start thinking about what to breed your cows back to.  You will have to travel quite a ways to find a solid red bull with the genetics and phenotype like this one has.  He is a polled, Purebred Maine bull, with loads of muscle, and a moderate birthweight.  With the high price of cattle these days, how can you not afford to not have this stud working for you?  Sired by Moves Like Jagger, and out of a solid bred BK Top Secret x Jazz cow from Buck Cattle Co. with only a 74# birthweight.  This bull was born on Sept. 11, 2014. He is fertility tested and ready to go. 






Monday, June 22, 2015

New Additions to our "For Sale" Page

Here are a couple recent additions to cattle on our "For Sale" page on www.zntcattle.com.

Sept 2014 Polled Purebred Maine bull sired by Maine Man - SOLD

Sept 2014 Polled Purebred Maine heifer sired by GVC Hawkeye - SOLD

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Spring Semen Sale

Semen Sale!!!!

To kick off 2015, ZNT Cattle Co. is offering specials on our sires, along with bulls in which we have excess inventory in our tanks.  Semen can be picked up at the farm, or shipped directly from the corresponding collection center where applicable.  Prices are based on the purchase of a full lot, and discounts are available for those who wish to combine multiple lots into one purchase.

Lot 1    GVC Suh 01W (PB Maine)               SOLD
Lot 2    The Maine Man (PB Maine)      3 units x $20 = $60
Lot 3    CMAC Hardcore (PB Maine)    1 unit x $18 = $18
Lot 4    Cookie Monster (Chi cross)       1 unit x $10 = $10
Lot 5    Star Power (Simi)                        1 unit x $15 = $15
Lot 6    ZNT Montego Bay (PB Maine)  5 units x $15 = $75*
Lot 7    ZNT Montego Bay (PB Maine)  5 units x $15 = $75*
Lot 8    ZNT Montego Bay (PB Maine)  5 units x $15 = $75*
Lot 9    ZNT Montego Bay (PB Maine)  5 units x $15 = $75*
Lot 10  ZNT Montego Bay (PB Maine)  5 units x $15 = $75*
Lot 11  ZNT Montego Bay (PB Maine)  5 units x $15 = $75*


* Montego Bay semen can also be shipped from, or picked up at REI in Stillwater, OK.  Shipping expenses will be buyer's responsibility.